Explore Lhasa Tour

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  • Duration 4 Days
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Explore Lhasa Tour is a package of 5 days in which you get the opportunity to fly in and afterward take the cultural tour through different things of religious and cultural worth in and around Lhasa for three days and afterward fly out to your next destinations. 

Lhasa is one of the famous destinations in Tibet. Furthermore, it is the capital of the Autonomous Region of Tibet. Lhasa is the social, religious, and cultural focal point of the Tibetan individuals. The culture of Lhasa has been in presence for more than 1,300 years. The culture is gradually developing over an opportunity to shape a culture that spins around Buddhism and those which it has indigenously to suit the climate wherein they live.  Lhasa resides in Tibet which is a plateau that in many respects is a cold desert to a degree. Therefore, the population in Lhasa is very low. Likewise, the greater part of the populace in Tibet live in a semi-traveling way. However, their culturally set living methods are all available in their cultural center which is Lhasa. So now this is the place where you will undertake the Explore Lhasa Tour.

Explore Lhasa Tour

The five days Explore Lhasa Tour, the shortest tour of Lhasa, is famous among worldwide explorers. The splendid tour starts and finishes in the core of Tibet, Lhasa, and spreads well-known tourist spots of this excellent city. Such as the Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, Barkhor Bazaar, and the Tibet Museum. We likewise visit various great Tibetan monasteries in Lhasa like Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Jokhang Temple. They are altogether stunning monasteries with a great history and religious relevance of their own. This excursion additionally takes us further to the edges of Lhasa where we visit the fifteenth century Ganden Monastery and investigate the Drayerpa Cave, which is as yet a meditative sanctuary for Tibetan priests.

Explore Lhasa Tour is a comfortable and ideal tour. It is a tour that is suitable even for those explorers who wish to go with their children or senior individuals. Explore Lhasa Tour is an easy and comfortable tour, perfect and clean accommodation facilities will be furnished in this tour with centrally located and conveniently near to all the significant attractions in Lhasa. Lhasa is definitely not a tremendous city, it is a little and clamoring city. However, here you will truly find it difficult to get exhausted since there is such a great amount to see and investigate.

Trip Facts

Duration: 5 Days

Best Season: All year round

Transportation: Private vehicles & Flights

Max. Altitude: Lhasa (3650m)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Start Point: Lhasa

End Point: Lhasa

Accommodation: Hotels


Day 01

Arrival in Lhasa

You show up at the Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, Tibet’s administrative capital, and probably the most noteworthy city on the planet. If you onboard the flight into Lhasa from Nepal, you will appreciate an hour of stunning perspectives on The Himalayas on what is viewed as one of the most lovely air courses on the planet. Upon arrival at Gonggar Airport, our representative welcomes you. We advise you to rest and relax for the rest of the day to acclimate to the height and limit height ailment, as Lhasa has a rise of around 3,600 m (11,800 ft) and lies in the focal point of the Tibetan Plateau with the encompassing mountains ascending to 5,500 m (18,000 ft). Therefore, the air just in Lhasa just contains 68 percent oxygen. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02

Sightseeing in Lhasa

Lhasa, which implies the “place of the gods”, is additionally the religious capital of Tibet, where Buddhist Guru Padmasambhava is said to have mystically nailed down the earth demoness and established the foundation of the Jokhang Temple over her heart. The tour visits the Potala Palace, which was the main residence of the Dalai Lama and is presently a gallery and a World Heritage Site. The structure estimates 400 meters east-west and 350 meters north-south, with inclining stone dividers that have copper filled into the foundation to help it against earthquakes. The castle has thirteen stories containing more than 1,000 rooms, 10,000 altars, and around 200,000 sculptures, and is arranged at 117 meters (384 ft) on the head of Marpo Ri, the “Red Hill”, rising in excess of 300 m (around 1,000 ft) altogether over the valley floor. It is grand and gives an amazing perspective on the valley. 


Next, we visit the Norbulingka Palaces, which was worked by the seventh Dalai Lama and served both as an authoritative center and religious center, was additionally the summer royal residence of the Dalai Lama. Additionally a World Heritage site, the royal residence has what is viewed as the biggest man-made nursery in Tibet. Next, we visit the Tibet Museum, the official historical center of Tibet, which has a perpetual assortment of around 1000 relics identified with the social history of Tibet. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa. 

Day 03

Visit Ganden Monastery and Drayerpa Cave

Early in the morning, we drive to Ganden Monastery, one of the “incredible three” Gelug university monasteries of Tibet, Ganden Monastery is situated at the head of Wangbur Mountain at a height of 4,300m. Ganden Monastery has very delicate and fine wall paintings and models, with in excess of two dozen significant houses of prayer with enormous Buddha sculptures. The monastery additionally houses ancient artifacts that had a place with Tsongkhapa, including his burial chamber. It additionally has an armor suit improved with jewels worn by Emperor Qianlong, which was presented to the monastery as a contribution to Tsong Khapa, the originator of the Gelug order. Afterward, we drive to Drayerpa Cave situated in a lovely valley with a shocking scene, that has in excess of 30 caverns for Lamas who wish to meditate. Later in the evening, we drive back to Lhasa. Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.

Day 04

Visit Sera, Drepung Monastery

Today we will visit the Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Barkhor Bazaar, and Jokhang Temple. The Drepung Monastery, which was underlying the fourteenth century, is accepted to have shielded around 10,000 priests before. The set of experiences, culture, and religious beliefs of the Tibetan public are emphatically gathered and focused in this glorious monastery. The Sera Monastery is a monastery that is preserved with white-washed walls and brilliant golden rooftops. Jokhang Temple is another significant sacred site of Lhasa that unwinds the secrets of Tibetan Buddhism. Afterward, we walk around the Barkhor Bazaar (market). With its open-air stalls, shops, and a horde of travelers, it is the focal point of Lhasa. Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.

Day 05


Takeoff day; you can finish your very late shopping. And then our representative will transfer you to the airport.

Note: BD Plan, BL Plan, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch content will appear here. Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter.

Service Includes and Excludes

Service Included in this Trip

  • Private Transportation by jeep/van as per the group size.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Tibet with breakfast at 2 stars level.
  • China/Tibet Visa Fee
  • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
  • Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary
  • English speaking Tibetan guide.
  • Flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lhasa to Kathmandu.
  • All the Government and local taxes.

Service Excluded in this Trip

  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Personal expenses like beverage, mineral water and tips.
  • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance.

February through May and September through November are the major seasons in Nepal. So, we kindly ask you to confirm your trip as early as possible for the best deal and good travel management.
For the most up–to–date information & latest pricing please contact us.

Trip Info

Short Description Mode Of The Packages: What Are Included In The Packages

Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast at 2 to 3 stars level, Twin sharing comfortable and clean private room in trekking, both ways domestic flight tickets from KTM/Lukla/KTM, necessary permits, all the ground transportation by tourist vehicles, an experienced guide and porter and all the necessary permits.

Grade A: Easy *

Trekking is essentially day hiking and doesn’t require any special training. However, good physical condition, a love of walking, and a desire to enjoying the spectacular views of the mountains and encounter village life are essential. We offer a diverse range of easy treks. Categorizing a trek as easy means that no difficult climbing or ascents to high altitudes is involved. They take usually no more than a week and are suitable for anyone. Be assured that a loss of altitude in no way means a loss of interesting things to see and experience. While our more challenging treks get you closer to a small number of mountain ranges, lower altitude treks often provide better viewpoints from which to enjoy the colorful horizons of a whole series of ranges. The duration of a trek can be from 4 to 9 days with an average of 4 to 5 hours walking per day. The elevation of the trail will be between 800m/2624ft and 2800m/ 9240ft above sea level.

Grade B: Moderate **

These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.

Grade C: Fairly Strenuous ***

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should except to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Grade D: Strenuous ****

These real adventure treks are both technical and highly strenuous. Excellent physical condition is essential and mountaineering experience is preferable. Following rough terrain, they involve steep ascents to high altitudes with the possibility of some rope climbing. Stamina is needed to complete one of these treks, as it can take from 20 to 28 days to reach the heart of the wildernesses that they transverse. Participants should except to trek above 5600m/18480ft


Nepal is one of the best places in the world for river rafting. Numerous fine rivers offer excellent opportunities for rafting, canoeing and simply immersing oneself in the magnificent landscape. Nepal’s thundering waters, coming from the glaciers of the mighty Himalayan, provide unmatched thrills.


Down Or Fiber Filled Waterproof Jacket And Trousers 1
Fleece Jacket Or Pullover 1
Warm Cotton Trousers 2 Pairs
Shirts And T-Shirts 4 Pieces
Lightweight Cotton Long Pants 3 Pairs
Long Under Wear 2 Pieces
Short Under Wear 4 Pieces
Sun Hat Or Scarf 1
Woolen Hat 1
Sunglasses 1
Lightweight Gloves 1
Rain Coat 1
Heavyweight Gloves Or Mittens With A Waterproof 1


Trekking Boot 1 Pair
Thick Socks 4 Pairs
Light Socks 3 Pairs
Camp Shoes 1 Pair
Sandals 1 Pair

Other Equipments

Sleeping Bag(4seasons) 1
Down Jacket 1
Daypack 1
Water Bottle 1
Sun Cream, Sunglasses
Flashlight With Spare Bulbs, Batteries, Lip Salve, Gaiters.


Insect Repellent Toilet Articles Note Book & Pen Toilet Roll
Laundry Soap Pocket Knife Towel Sewing Kit
Plasters Binoculars Camera Film
Cards And Personal Medical Kit

Travel insurance is compulsory for all Clients undertaking any tour. It should provide adequate protection for the full duration of the tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter evacuation, loss of luggage, etc.

For your kind information, we would like to give a list of the insurance companies, please go through the links below:

For Canadians And Americans

  1. http://www.travelguard.com
  2. http://www.worldnomads.com
  3. http://www.mondial-assistance.ca
  4. http://www.travelassistnetwork.com
  5. http://www.travelex-insurance.com
  6. http://www.travelite.com
  7. http://www.travelunderwriters.com
  8. http://www.hccmis.com/atlas-travel-insurance

For Australians And New Zealanders

  1. http://www.covermore.com.au
  2. http://www.allianz.com.au
  3. http://www.worldnomads.com.au
  4. http://www.bupa.com.au
  5. http://www.itrektravelinsurance.com.au
  6. http://www.1cover.com.au

For British

  1. http://www.travel-guard.co.uk
  2. http://www.worldnomads.co.uk
  3. http://www.thebmc.co.uk
  4. http://www.direct-travel.co.uk
  5. http://www.essentialtravel.co.uk

For Europe And Slovenia

  1. http://www.coris.si
  2. http://www.europaeische.at

For South-Africa

  1. http://www.travel-guard.co.za
  2. http://www.tic.co.za

For Indians

  1. http://www.internationalsos.com/en/asia-pacific_india.htm



  1. Periods of sleeplessness
  2. Runny nose.
  3. Extra tiredness
  4. Occasional loss of appetite
  5. Feeling laziness
  6. Wish to vomiting
  7. Periodic breathing

Above are normal symptoms which may occur into your body that you should not be worried. Every trekker will experience some or all of these, no matter how slowly they ascend.


  1. Headache and vomiting
  2. Dizziness
  3. Racing heartbeat
  4. Exhaustion
  5. Nausea
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Loss of apatite
  8. Weakness
  9. Hard to breath
  10. Extra tired
  11. Dry Raspy cough
  12. Sleeplessness

When above symptoms will occur into your body, these symptoms usually resolve by spending one or two extra nights at the same altitude or using medicine. Even you are resting at the same altitude or using medicine, if symptoms are becoming worse, then it is necessary to descend.


  1. Worsening headache and vomiting
  2. Swelling of hands and face
  3. Reduced urine output
  4. Walking with a staggering gait
  5. Confusion
  6. Increased tiredness
  7. Breathing irregularity
  8. Visual hallucinations (seeing things that are not real)
  9. Changes in the ability to think
  10. Changes in normal behavior

If above serious symptoms will occur into your body, these extremely dangerous symptoms are called High Altitude Cerebral Edema (or HACE). They can lead to unconsciousness and death within 12 hours. Increasing shortness of breath, cough and tiredness may also be signs of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema or HAPE. HAPE can also be rapidly fatal if ignored.


  1. If possible, don’t fly or drive to high altitude. Start below 3,000 metres (10,000 feet) and walk up.
  2. If you do fly or drive, do not overexert yourself or move higher for the first 24 hours.
  3. If you go above 3,000 metres (10,000 feet), only increase your altitude by 350 to 500 metres (1,000 feet) per day
  4. Climb high and sleep low! You can climb more than 300 to 500 metres in a day as long as you come back down and sleep at a lower altitude.
  5. If you begin to show symptoms of moderate altitude sickness, don’t go higher until symptoms decrease.
  6. Drink plenty of water, tea or juice etc (at least three to 4 liters per day). Urine output should be copious and clear to pale yellow.
  7. Eat high-carbohydrate foods (rice, pasta, cereal) for more energy.
  8. Take it easy and don’t overexert yourself when you first get up to altitude. But, light activity during the day is better than sleeping because respiration decreases during sleep, exacerbating the symptoms.
  9. Avoid alcohol as it may increase the risk of dehydration, and don’t smoke.
  10. Don’t push yourself when climbing up to passes, rather take plenty of breaks.
  11. Avoid taking sleeping pills.
  12. Avoid active movements and try to relax in the first one or two days upon arrival at the high altitude areas.
  13. Bring adequate medicine.
  14. If nothing else works, return to the areas with the lower elevation.
  15. Allow sufficient time for acclimatization (After 3000 meters).
  16. Don’t make rapid Ascent. Don’t go too far too fast.
  17. Do not trek/travel alone, take guide/porter.
  18. Follow the advice from your guide, hotel, local, guide book.
  19. Descent if mild symptoms rapidly getting worse.
  20. Never leave or descent sick person along.
  21. Avoid getting cold.
  22. Take an easy and comfortable trekking route even if its longer


Following is a list of items you should consider including in your medical kit – consult your pharmacist for brands available in your country.

  1. Aspirin or paracetamol – for pain or fever
  2. Antihistamine – for allergies, eg hay fever; to ease the itch from insect bites or stings; and to prevent motion sickness.
  3. Antibiotics consider including these if you’re traveling well off the beaten track’ see your doctor, as they must be prescribed, and carry the prescription with you.
  4. Loperamides or Diphenoxylate ‘blockers’ for diarrhea’ Prochlorperazine or metaclopramide for nausea and vomiting.
  5. Rehydration mixture to prevent dehydration, eg due to severe diarrhea; particularly important when traveling with children.
  6. Insect repellent, sunscreen, lip balm and eye drops.
  7. Calamine lotion, sting relief spray or aloe vera-to ease irritation from sunburn and insect bites or stings.
  8. Antifungal cream or powder – for fungal skin infections and thrush.
  9. Antiseptic, such as povidone-iodine for cuts and grazes.
  10. Bandages, band-aids or plasters and other would dressings.
  11. Scissors, tweezers and a thermometer (note that mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines)
  12. Cold and Flu tablets, throat lozenges and nasal decongestant.
  13. Multivitamines – consider for long trips, when dietary vitamin intake may be inadequate.